Be a City Entrepreneur

The community at City is overflowing with great ideas for business. But, when fewer than 3% of start-ups last a decade, solid foundations can mean the difference between success and failure

Ignite your spark

CityVentures is a range of programmes to help anyone at the university, including Bayes Business School, bring their idea to life by developing their entrepreneurial skills.

CityVentures has everything you need to make your business idea a success. Activities are led by seasoned entrepreneurs who bring practical insight to your start-up concept.

Whether you’re a current City student or alumni, Bayes supports the whole community with a range of activities and networking that turn ideas into a fully-fledged business venture.   With CityVentures support, your idea stands a much better chance of surviving and thriving in the decades ahead.

Launch Lab

The City Launch Lab is a physical incubation space for City's entrepreneurs. With access to a 3-month accelerator programme, £10k worth of support and much more.

One-to-one start-up advice

Our start-up surgeries are a chance to talk to an expert for support and advice. Our expert team will help you start a new business or scale an existing one.

Start-up camp

Is a high-octane week of events designed to kickstart your business idea. You’ll hear inspiring speakers and network with start-up success stories.

CitySpark competition

5 x £5,000 awards are on offer as part of a 4-week programme for students and graduate entrepreneurs who want to develop, test and improve their business ideas

Bayes Innovate

The conference entrepreneurs can’t afford to miss. Insight from talks, workshops and panel discussions will mean you don’t just break the mould - you smash it.

Entrepreneurship talks

Bayes reputation as a global leader in business innovation attracts a great range of world-class speakers. These talks are must-have listening for budding entrepreneurs and seasoned pros alike.